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Beyond Method
Philosophical Conversations in Healthcare Research and Scholarship, Volume 4
Edited by Pamela M. Ironside

Interpretive Studies in Healthcare and the Human Sciences
Nancy L. Diekelmann, Series Editor, Pamela M. Ironside, Series Associate Editor.

The fourth volume in an award-winning nursing series

Beyond Method provides a forum for scholars across health and human sciences disciplines to explore issues surrounding philosophy, methodology, and epistemology in the context of interpretive scholarship. The essays comprising this volume move beyond the practical descriptions or the "how to" of interpretive methods commonly found in textbooks to explore the contributions, underlying assumptions, limitations, and possibilities embedded within and across particular philosophical, methodological, and epistemological perspectives. They reveal the richness of understanding that emerges when philosophical issues are explicated within contemporary contexts, illuminating new possibilities for healthcare and human science scholarship.

This is volume 4 in the Interpretive Studies in Healthcare and the Human Sciences series.

Pamela M. Ironside is assistant professor of nursing at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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cover of Beyond Method is black, brown and grey, and fits in with the rest of the books in this series

July 2005
LC: 2004025719 R
332 pp.   6 x 9

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